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Diocese of Idah

Dioecesis Idahinus



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Bishop(s)

  • Anthony Ademu Adaji, M.S.P.N., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 17 December 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Abuja
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Square Kilometers: 12,898 (4,981 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 55, Idah, Kogi State, Nigeria
  • Telephone: (058)80.01.34

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Prefecture Apostolic of Idah
26 September 1968ErectedDiocese of Lokoja Prefecture Apostolic of Idah (erected)
Diocese of Idah
17 December 1977ElevatedPrefecture Apostolic of Idah Diocese of Idah

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Prefecture Apostolic of Idah
197014,214684,8802.1%22123618238ap1971
Diocese of Idah
198027,511950,0002.9%610161,719102212ap1981
199050,6381,123,6554.5%1510252,025135314ap1991
199993,1621,324,6947.0%2415392,388456118ap2000
200094,5991,326,5997.1%2611372,556435719ap2001
200196,0061,328,4327.2%3013432,232555920ap2002
2002100,9661,405,9917.2%3213452,243777322ap2003
2003102,6841,418,8997.2%4711581,770627822ap2004
2004129,7631,342,4809.7%357423,089538022ap2005
2006188,6171,409,00013.4%497563,368699826ap2007

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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